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Orser, W. Edward. "Neither Separate Nor Equal: Foreshadowing Brown in Baltimore County, 1935-1937." Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Spring 1997), 5-35.
Annotation / Notes: Orser investigates a legal challenge to school segregation in Baltimore County in the 1930s. Argued by Thurgood Marshall, just after he joined the NAACP legal staff, the case tested the adequacy of the county's educational system for African Americans, which provided only for elementary schools in the county and for a limited number of tuition grants to attend high school in Baltimore City. Maryland courts ruled against Marshall and the NAACP at the time, but Orser contends that the court decisions laid the basis for the legal strategy which eventually succeeded before the U. S. Supreme Court in 1954.
Orser, Edward, and Joseph Arnold. Catonsville, 1880-1940: From Village to Suburb. Norfolk, VA: Donning Pubishing Co., 1989.
Annotation / Notes: This photographic history traces the history of Catonsville, on Baltimore County's west side, from the 1880s, when the village center served the needs of travelers on Frederick Road and the surrounding agricultural area, as well as afforded sites for summer homes for some of Baltimore's elite, to 1940, when growth, development, and transportation links heightened its suburban character within the Baltimore metropolitan region. The volume includes research evidence on the social make-up of the community, such as the impact of German and Irish immigrants and the role of its historic African American community.
Reutter, Mark. Sparrows Point: Making Steel-the Rise and Ruin of America's Industrial Might. New York: Summit Books, 1988.
Waesche, James F. Crowning the Gravelly Hill: A History of the Roland Park-Guilford-Homeland District. Baltimore: Maclay and Associates, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: Waesche chronicles the history of the north Baltimore communities developed by the Roland Park Company in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries which set the standard for elite suburban-style residency in the era. Under the direction of Edward Bouton, the three adjacent communities bore the stamp of Frederick Law Olmsted's landscape firm, which did some of the planning. The volume focuses upon building and development, with some attention to the social life of suburbs intended by Bouton to "catch the whole of the better class suburban development of the city."
Van Horn, Martin K., and Robert L. Williams. Green Spring Accommodation: 130 Years of Railway History in the Green Spring Valley, Baltimore County, Maryland, 1832-1962. Polo, IL: Transportation Trails, 1996.
Acton, Lucy. "Maryland's Longest-active Woman Trainer Is All Keyed up with Two Stakes Winners." Maryland Horse 61 (April/May 1995): 46-48.
Olson, Karen Faith. When a Woman Has a Working Life: The Transformation of Gender Relations in a Steelmaking Community. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1995.
Annotation / Notes: Captures the social world of steelworkers' wives in Dundalk, Maryland, through sixty interviews. A planned industrial community from the 1880s, steel dominated life in Dundalk. Male work culture, swing shifts, and high wages served company needs and kept women out of the paid labor force. A decline in steelmaking forced women to "get a working life," which has altered role expectations and gender relations in that community. Class bias and racial divisions are also factors in this transformation.
Russo, Elise Boyce. "Elizabeth Solter jumps into arena of Olympic hopefuls." Maryland Horse 61 (February/March 1995): 16-20.
Hollifield, William. "The Millennium and the Census 1900-2000: The Allure of the Numbers." History Trails 33 and 34 (Millennium Issue): 2-11.
Greenberg, Rose. The Chronicle of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation 1830-1975. N.p.: 1976.
Lovis, John B. "The Blast Furnaces of Sparrows Point (1887-1957): The History of Ten Furnaces and a Company Town." Canal History and Technology Proceedings, 24 (2005): 119-49.
Orndoff, J. Anthony. "Hutzler's Towson Beginning of the End for Local Landmark." The Register, 1 (2003): [4].
Hollifield, William. "The History of Motion Picture Exhibition in Towson." History Trails of Baltimore County, 38/39 (Spring 2007): 1-16.
Baltimore Antique Bottle Club. Baltimore Bottle Book: An Annotated List of Bottles from Baltimore City and Baltimore County, 1820-1990. Baltimore: Baltimore Antique Bottle Club, 2007.
Hinda, Virginia Horner. OUr Horner Ancestors: William of Lafayette County, Pa., Son of Thomas of Baltimore County, Md. Family Genealogy Ca. 1700-1973. Chicago: Adams Press, 1974.
Musser, Frederick O. The History of Goucher College, 1930-1985. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.
McCleary, Robert Franics. History and Development of Cable Television in Baltimore County, Maryland. Ph.D. Ohio University, 1978.
Cole, Merle T. "D-Day at Hart Island." History Trails, 19 (Summer 1985): 13-15.
Annotation / Notes: Mock amphibious landing by National Guard.
Cole, Merle T. Ethnic Heritages and Horizons: An Expanding Awareness. N.p.: Ethnic Affairs Committee of Baltimore County, 1980.
Porterfield, Joan H. Two Centuries of Service, 1787-1987. Hampstead, MD: Wesley United Methodist Church, 1986.
McPherson, Mary King. Oldfields School, 1867-1989. Glencoe, MD: The School, 1989.
Beirne, D. Randall. "The Impact of Black Labor on European Immigration into Baltimore's Oldtown, 1790-1910." Maryland Historical Magazine, 83 (Winter 1988): 331-345.
Lanman, Barry. Baltimore County: Celebrating a Legacy 1659-2009. Baltimore, MD: Martha Ross Center for Oral History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2009.
Lanman, Barry. "Baltimore County: Celebrating a Legacy 1659-2009." History Trails of Baltimore County, 40 (Winter-Spring 2009): 1-12.